Who Can Apply: The student experience on-campus is essential to the success and impact of the overall collegiate experience at an institution. The Amy Shopkorn Student Affairs Award was created in honor of NSCS former employee Amy Shopkorn.
Amy has created a positive impact on campus life as a collegian and in her professional career; to honor her dedication and passion for higher education NSCS will grant one (1) $2,500 awards to an NSCS member who is planning to/or currently pursuing a graduate degree in student affairs.
What is a career in Student Affairs? The field known as student affairs in higher education is made up of professionals dedicated to supporting the academic and personal development of individuals attending college or university. Other common names for this sector include student services, student success or student personnel. Those who work in the field specialize in assisting students with a wide array of aspects related to the pursuit of a post-secondary education. There are positions within the discipline that focus on administrative tasks and those that are more geared toward hands-on assistance.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Must be an NSCS Member
Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
Must be pursing a degree in Student Affairs
- How have you made a significant impact on the quality of campus or community life? (450-600 words)
- How do you feel the area of Student Affairs can advance Higher Education? (450-600 words)
Deadline: April 14, 2022
Learn More: https://nscs.academicworks.com/opportunities/682